Embracing the world with positive creativity since Sept 2007.
Having no clue regarding what the future held for the late actor Heath Ledger, I wrote the following review of one of his last movies, CANDY, a year ago this week:
I watched the movie "Candy" because the description on back of the DVD made me think it might have something significant to say about how poets manage to cultivate their creative gifts in the face of the world's harsh and often unforgiving realities. It was…
(Rock icon Bob Dylan hanging out with poet icon Allen Ginsberg in "I'm Not There")
The title of I’M NOT THERE comes from a Bob Dylan song of the same name. In the song, the iconic singer/songwriter/actor/activist seems to lament the ups and downs of his relationship with a woman described as “my prize-forsaken angel,” and “a long-hearted mystic.” Where Todd Haynes’ and co-screenwriter Oren Moverman’s ultra-brilliant movie is concerned,…